Deadline:

August 1, 2019.

Location:

Online.

(Award)

Description

AACR Outstanding Investigator Award for Breast Cancer Research, funded by the Breast Cancer Research Foundation

This Award recognizes an investigator whose novel and significant work has had or may have a far‐reaching impact on the etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of breast cancer.
Such work may involve any discipline across the continuum of biomedical research, including basic, translational, clinical, and epidemiological studies.

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Nominations may be submitted by any individual, whether an AACR member or nonmember, who is currently or has previously been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer‐related biomedical science.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Breast cancer.
  • Cancer research.
  • Cancer medicine.
  • Cancer‐related biomedical science.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

The symposium will be held December 10-14, 2019, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX where the award will be presented.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Cancer researchers affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer‐related biomedical science anywhere in the world may be nominated. Such institutions include those in academia, industry, or government.
  • Candidates must have not yet reached 50 years of age at the time of the award presentation
  • Selection of the award winner will be made on the basis of the candidate’s scientific accomplishments without regard to race, gender, nationality, geographic location, or religious or political views.
  • Eligible nominees will be considered by an Award Selection Committee composed of an international cohort of cancer research experts appointed by the AACR President. After Award Committee deliberations, primary and alternate award recipient recommendations will be relayed to the AACR Executive Committee for formal ratification.
  • The award will be presented to an individual investigator.
  • Institutions or organizations are not eligible for the award.

Opportunity Cost

(Award)

  • The Award recipient will receive a $15,000 honorarium and present an award lecture at the 42nd Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium to be held December 10‐14, 2019 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

How to Apply

First Step: Nominators must maintain strict confidentiality of their nominations and all nominations must be submitted electronically to https://myaacr.aacr.org.
Paper nominations will not be accepted.

Second Step: Eligible nominations must include the following: 

  • A nomination letter written in English (Max: 1,000 words), which comprehensively describes the candidate’s novel and significant work that has had or may have a far‐reaching impact on the etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of breast cancer.
    Letter must specifically outline the candidate’s current research activity and indicate how their research holds promise for continued substantive contributions to the cancer field. All publications that directly support the mentioned research accomplishments must be referenced within the provided letter.
  • A brief scientific citation (Max: 50 words) highlighting the major scientific contribution(s) justifying the award candidate’s nomination.

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